News for England Midlands – 6 November 2016

| November 4, 2016

Today, the 6th, South Birmingham Radio Society is visiting the West London Radio and Electronics Show at Kempton Park. On Tuesday there’s a coffee morning in the shack from 11am to 1pm and visitors are very welcome. Friday is time for work in the shack. Contact Gemma Gordon, M6GKG, by email to

Today, the 6th, Worksop Amateur Radio Society is holding week 7 of its Intermediate course at 6pm, week 8 will be held on the 13th. On Tuesday the club is taking part in the UK Activity Contest as part of the club night activities. On Thursday there’s a technical night with construction, Morse training, radio operation and data modes. Then on Saturday it’s the Intermediate course project build. Details from Paul, M0PJA, on 0789 062 6684.

Today, the 6th, and next Sunday the 13th, Wythall Radio Club has its net on 145.225MHz or GB3WL from 8pm. On Monday the Advanced course continues at 8pm. On Tuesday there’s a Morse class & committee meeting. Friday sees the regular nibbles night in the shack. Details from Chris, G0EYO, on 07710 412 819.

On Monday Coventry Amateur Radio Society has its open net from 8pm on 145.375MHz FM and/or 7.16MHz ± QRM. Thursday is the open net at 8pm on 50.175MHz SSB. Contact John, G8SEQ on 07958 777 363. On Friday there’s a committee forum and project discussion night. Contact John, G8SEQ, on 07958 777 363.

On Monday Gloucester Amateur Radio & Electronics Society is having an illustrated talk by Brian, G4CIB on Operating Portable from Islands Large and Small. Wednesday is a net at 7.30pm, initially on 145.500 then moving to 145.550 or the nearest clear channel. Thursday is another net at 7.30pm on 145.550 then decide what to do and were to move to. Contact Anne, 2E1GKY, on 01242 699 595, daytime.

On Monday Leicester Radio Society has a Morse class at 7pm then a night on the air starting at 7.30pm. Details from Alex, G8FCQ on 07531 201 640.

On Monday South Normanton Alfreton & District Amateur Radio Club is having a talk. More information from A Lawrence, 2E0BQS on 0115 930 7322.

On Monday Stratford upon Avon & District Radio Society has a club net on145.275MHz FM at 8pm. Contact Clive, G0CHO, on 01608 664 488.

On Monday Sutton Coldfield Amateur Radio Society has an open net on 145.250MHz from 7.30pm. More information from Robert Bird, by email to

On Monday Welland Valley Amateur Radio Society has a club net on 145.275MHz FM. For more information contact Peter D Rivers, G4XEX, on 01858 432 105.

On Tuesday Derby & District Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting. Contact Richard Buckby, by email to

On Tuesday Dudley and District Amateur Radio Society is having a club night. Details from Carl, M0ZCR, by email to

On Tuesday Lincoln Short-Wave Club is taking part in the 430MHz UK Activity Contest. On Wednesday there’s a natter night. Thursday sees the club Simplex net on 145.375MHz at 8pm. On Saturday there is shack activities and G5FZ is on the Air. For more information contact Pam Rose, G4STO, on 01427 788 356.

On Tuesday Loughborough & District Amateur Radio Club is watching a DVD on the Vintage Wireless Museum started by Gerry Wells. More information from Chris, G1ETZ, on 01509 504 319.

On Tuesday Malvern Hills RAC is having a talk on Remote Operation by Dave, G4FRE. Contact Dave, G4IDF, on 01905 351 568 for more details.

On Tuesday Mid-Warwickshire Amateur Radio Society is holding a DVD afternoon. Information from Don, G4CYG on 01926 424 465.

On Tuesday Rugby ATS is taking part in the UK Activity Contest on 432MHz as part of an evening of radio operation and projects. On Saturday the HF & VHF shack will be on the air. Contact Steve, G8LYB, on 01788 578 940.

On Tuesday Salop Amateur Radio Society has its club CW net from 4.30pm on 144.070MHz, then the club net is on Wednesday from 8.30pm on GB3LH. On Thursday there is a talk on PICS & Arduinos by Richard, G3VZG. For details, email

On Wednesday Midland Amateur Radio Society is holding a committee meeting and training classes. Details from Norman, G8BHE, on 0780 807 8003.

On Wednesday Telford & District Amateur Radio Society is having a surplus equipment sale. Details from John Humphreys, M0JZH, on 07824 737 716.

On Thursday Solihull Amateur Radio Society is holding a net on 145.575 MHz or GB3UI at 8pm. Details from Paul, G8AYY, 0121 628 7383.

On Friday Bromsgrove & District Amateur Radio Club is having a VHF night. Contact Dave, M6DKT, on 07584 025 156.

On Saturday, the 12th, Central Radio Amateur Circle has a group meeting with the shack on the air. Contact Martin Hallard, G1TYV, on 07948 027 994.

On Saturday the 12th, Hereford Amateur Radio Society is running an Intermediate course. Contact Rod, M0JLA, on 01432 356 079.

Category: News for England East Midlands, News for England West Midlands